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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 4, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                fishing report Pages 910A Thursday Special HoraldZtitung July 8A Wimbledon thrown into disarray England AP Topseeded John seeking to become the first American to win three consecutive mens singles titles in the Wimbledon tennis cham was blasted out of the tournament Wednesday by hard serving Kevin Curren He just overpowered ad mitted who failed to reach the final of this grass court tour nament for the first time since The victory sent a native of South Africa who became an American citizen this into the where he now will face veteran Jimmy the 3 seed who is seeking a third Wim bledon Connors advanced with a 62 quarterfinal victory over Ricardo Acuna of In the other 5 Anders Jarryd of Sweden will meet 17year old Boris Becker of West a skyrocketing star who has been made a 74 favorite by Londons bookmakers to capture the In the Jarryd defeated Heinz Gunthardt of Switzerland and the youngest player ever to reach the Wimbledon beat Henri Leconte of France 76 While the mens draw has tumbled into disarray with three of the top four seeds Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert Lloyd continued their expected march toward a showdown for the womens Navratilova beat her doubles 5 Pam 76 and Lloyd eliminated Barbara Potter in the Along with Navratilova and the 1 reaching the ail American womens semifinals were 8 Zina Garrison and 16 Kathy Garrison ousted qualifier Molly Van Nostrand 60 and Rinaldi defeated 7 Helena Suova of Czechoslovakia Lloyd will play Rinaldi and Navratilova will meet Garrison in the womens semifinals with the final scheduled The mens semifinals will be held Friday and the championship match Sun It was a combination of me being off my game and him just wanting to said a subdued whose game during the tournament never showed the brilliance or genius that had taken him to three Wim bledon titles in the past four It was rare for McEnroe to get around on Currens booming spraying service returns all over the And when he got the ball back in the returns usually were high floaters that Curren put away with crisp It was the second time in three years that Curren had eliminated the defending champion In Curren served 33 aces in upsetting I am a much more mature and experienced player since two years ago when I beat Jimmy said a graduate of the University of I was nervous back but felt more in control Curren broke McEnroes service in the fifth and seventh games of the first the first and seventh games of the second set and the seventh game of the final Four times McEnroe reached break point on Currens and the righthander repelled each i Landa course ready I for mens tourney More than 60 golfers will take part in a New I Braunfels tradition at the end of the month in the Mens City Championship This is definitely our biggest tournament of the I said Landa Park Golf Course Pro Bill This is the one that we really look forward The Golf Fest draws a larger but that draws from three This is the largest tournament in New I The Golf Fest is a threeday tournament at courses in New San Marcos and Players from i all over Texas and the surrounding states play one I round at each The championship tournament has been a staple of I New Braunfels since the course opened in Weve missed a year or two here and but we j had our first one 30 years ago when the course first Halbert The tournament is open to Comal County citizens 19 I and older and will take place on the weekends of July 27 and 28 and August 3 and The field of golfers will be broken up into flights with the top 16 handicappers in the championship JjEach flight will include 16 I Halbert said he expects the tournament to draw enough golfers for four or five Comal County has produced a number of good he which will make the tournament a I tight There are several good players in I expect to I1 see some real good scores in the championship I anywhere from 4underpar to he Plans now call for the tournament to begin at noon on I the two Saturdays and at 10 on the I Halbert The entry fee of for the fourday tournament will go to purchasing trophies and Registration for the tournament will take place later this Halbert Defending champion Warren Hurst will defend his title in the 1985 Hurst won the tournament last year byfiring backto1 back 68s on the last two days of the He finished with a fourday total of eight strokes under The Landa Park Golf Course is in excellent shape for the Halbert Weve had a lot of rain this rain which we definitely didnt get last The course is in excellent shape right as good as shape as you could hope I he n Defending champ Warren Hurst putts Distracted McEnroe succumbs to Curren By HAL BOCK AP Sports Writer England Defending mens champion John eliminated by Kevin Curren in a stunning quarterfinal upset in the Wimbledon tennis championships looked a man beaten mentally as well as Battered by his daily duel with British journalists and the constant pressure of being McEnroe succumbed simply to 8 Curren on center The power level was McEnroe said in a resigned He was just hitting the ball harder than I He just over powered McEnroe never got going against Curren and spent the match locked in an uphill I wish I knew why I couldnt pull my game he I just played a subpar I felt Everything seemed to be speeded I certainly wasnt expecting to be broken as much as I I was sur prised at how badly I was When you everything seems to hurt a whole lot Its a tough rut to get out I didnt feel as fresh as Id I felt real old out had reached the Wimbledon finals for five straight winning three including the last two He has been playing here for nine years and never was beaten as convincingly as he was McEnroe has been troubled by his treat ment in the British where attention has been focused on his private life rather than on his tennis I dont know if its my game so much as my he Sometimes you let things like what go on here year after bother you more than McEnroe said he understood better now why Bjorn Borg df Sweden left tennis when he was As you get you see too many things that are and thats why I un derstand Bjorn walking he I think the press had a lot to do with that and thats a sad To have someone go out like that at 25 years old it seems people should think about But they They just turned their attention to McEnroe was the perfect foil for like a Fourth of July firecracker looking for a And rest the assembled host journalists were only too anxious to So instead of talking they asked him about other spicier like girl friend Tatum ONeal and exactly what her mother thinks of Thats certainly very ger maine to the All England While McEnroe wrestled with the his insides probably beginning to churn just a an American writer tried to ease the And the congenial Colonial does your mother think of Tatum McEnroe tried to stifle a smile but itcrept across his wrinkling his The respite lasted only as long as the next question and soon the interview had deteriorated into the kind of exchange of insults that has hf unr a sadder part of Wimbledon trad iai as McEnroe is You are a verbal one writer said in dulcet English of fering an not a McEnroe isnt the These writers are the ones who deserve that They pick and probe at him like little who delight in pulling the wings off They know if they keep it sooner or the firecracker will flare and theyll have what they came For theyve just pestered the worlds topranked player to The alltime fielding team In number of fielding chances Brian Downing 82 Angels Curt Flood 66 Cardinals Larry Bowa 79 Phillies Rocky Colavito 65 Indians Bobby Grich 73 Orioles 84 Padres Chicago Tribune Baseoail Digest Buddy Rosar 46 Athletics David King Sometimes what you say isnt what you write the things people say by In preparation for this years edition of Football we sent out questionnaires to coaches of teams that wiU play New and Smithson asking for a little information on each Coaches get about half a dozen surveys to fill out every so we can understand if they get a little One of the oddest came from a coach who taken over a team that was 010 the yepr In the space for Last district be wrote He may have meant before he but he made it sound like Fred Flintstone was the last alldistrict pick at the In the spot for Returning offensive one coach put not even the Canadians allow 13 guys on the A hospital full of injuries in we One doomsayer listed Failure of one course by any as one of his teams major weaknesses and then put a note next to 18 on his noting Sixweeks grades will come Good luck Texas Another of the surveys came back with a cover let ter To Whom It May Concern The Insert name here Coaching Staff would like to acquaint you with two outstanding football Johnny LaRue and Sid Dithers not their real who both made all state in Class 2nd They want to acquaint us with them so we can vote for them And by the they both sound like they could run through brick On the line for Previous coaching one veteran wrote Too long ago to An addition Congratulations to Canyon track coach David Sim mons and his wife who had 9 baby girl Pete Rose says baseball still fun CINCINNATI AP Pete Rose doesnt even want to speculate about the day hell go to bat for the last Hes having too much fun right now to think about When people ask me how long Im going to I really cant give them a good the Cincinnati Reds 44yearold playermanager I know a lot more is behind me than is ahead of Im not going to be one of those guys who look back and If Id done this in or if Id done this in I play every game like it might be my because it might Rose has played in more than any player in major league Yet he still throws himself into each game with typical Charlie Hustle running out bases on sliding to break up double and diving into bases head The more than career atbats havent worn down his enthusiasm for the which keeps him going in bis 23rd major league Another thing that keeps him going is his quest to break Ty Cobbs alltime base hit Rose has hits and needs only 38 more to surpass Cobbs mark of Ive never approached baseball as a Its he   

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